Skimanjohn

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311 forum posts
joined Mar 12, 2007

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Re: Rab: A Love Story November 19, 2013
Re: Elephant foot? December 17, 2012
Re: What gear do you want for the Holidays? December 3, 2012
Re: Tent for overnight hike October 24, 2012
Re: Avalanche backpack October 24, 2012
Re: Can an old fly be saved? February 11, 2012
Re: Marmot Pinnacle Price February 1, 2012
Re: Hiking in the Rain January 30, 2012
Re: Andrew Skurka's "Ultimate Hiker's Gear Guide" January 10, 2012
Re: Andrew Skurka's "Ultimate Hiker's Gear Guide" January 10, 2012
Re: Good Places to go hiking/backpacking in Oregon December 24, 2011
Re: Cold weather stoves... December 7, 2011
Re: Winter Traction: An Introduction to Snowshoes and Crampons December 7, 2011
Re: ANOTHER DANG HOLE!!! What should I get for Down? December 3, 2011
Re: Treat Your Feet to a Pair of Custom Hiking Boots November 20, 2011
Re: Burned a hole in my Down Sweater! November 16, 2011
Re: Is it wrong........ November 11, 2011
Re: Rab-parent company Equip acquires Lowe Alpine November 7, 2011
Re: MSR Whisperlite Universal -- Completed Review October 28, 2011
Re: Clothing layers, what to do for Winter? September 15, 2011
Re: self-customizing gear September 7, 2011
Re: Head Lamps September 5, 2011
Re: Big Agnes Fly Creek Quality Issue September 2, 2011
Re: Camera suggestions for hiking September 1, 2011
Re: Above the treeline tent set up? August 31, 2011
Re: First Backpacking Trip- Need Advice!! August 31, 2011
Re: Inflatable sleeping pads August 30, 2011
Re: Inflatable sleeping pads August 30, 2011
Re: Best...climber...ever August 29, 2011
Re: Rab-parent company Equip acquires Lowe Alpine August 28, 2011
Re: Coffee making gear August 28, 2011
Re: SweetWater August 26, 2011
Re: Steel Toed Boots? August 26, 2011
Re: Outdoor Sleep Systems August 26, 2011
Re: Dog deaths blamed on (blue-green) algae toxins August 25, 2011
Re: MSR Whisperlite fuel line broke August 18, 2011
Re: MSR Whisperlite fuel line broke August 17, 2011
Re: BINGO !! August 15, 2011
Re: Insoles/Boot Fitting. August 14, 2011
Re: spam emails from trailspace user August 11, 2011
Re: spam emails from trailspace user August 11, 2011
Re: MSR Whisperlite fuel line broke August 8, 2011
Re: gps August 8, 2011
Re: Insoles/Boot Fitting. August 8, 2011
Re: Too HOT to hike ?? July 26, 2011
Re: Climbing Deaths --- Do most occur on descending, rather than ascending ? July 13, 2011
Re: I would like to remove a Gore-Tex liner from a pair of hiking boots. How do I do this? July 11, 2011
Re: Your favorite parks in the West July 11, 2011
Re: REI Dome T2,SeedhouseSL1 or MSR Hubba Hubba July 5, 2011
Re: Trekking poles.... what do you use and why do you like(or dislike)them? June 26, 2011
Re: Insoles/Boot Fitting. June 26, 2011
Re: Portioning out freeze-dried meals June 13, 2011
Re: Highest waterfall Kayak attempt June 13, 2011
Re: Favorite rain jacket/pants June 12, 2011
Re: Heavy stuff.... June 8, 2011
Re: Pack Cover May 31, 2011
Re: Pack Cover May 30, 2011
Re: Pack Cover May 30, 2011
Re: Lightening up for the JMT...Rx please May 29, 2011
Re: CRISPI boots... Anyone ever use them? May 29, 2011
Re: Famed Swiss climber Erhard Loretan dies in fall in Alps May 27, 2011
Re: Camp stoves May 27, 2011
Re: nonstinky synthetic baselayer? May 26, 2011
Re: Sierra Designs Clip Flashlight tent May 21, 2011
Re: 0-15 Degree Bag recommendations May 18, 2011
Re: Hiking dogs May 18, 2011
Re: Sent my sleeping bag to Golite April 22, 2011
Re: Summer hiking rain protection March 14, 2011
Re: META - Gear reviews March 4, 2011
Re: Sent my sleeping bag to Golite February 27, 2011
Re: Ever had a MSR stove fail? February 27, 2011
Re: Buying a pack and cant decide which I want... February 25, 2011
Re: Cross-country skiing, how easy to learn? February 2, 2011
Re: Patagonia 3 December 26, 2010
Re: Christmas Snow December 26, 2010
Re: New to Winter backpacking... December 21, 2010
Re: Can I shrink my wool gloves that are too large? December 17, 2010
Re: Overall good Fleece or down sweater? December 15, 2010
Re: Quechua 2 Second XL III no support in USA December 5, 2010
Re: Good movie November 25, 2010
Re: Trying to save some cash on boots, advice appreciated November 14, 2010
Re: Sleeping Bag: Full zip v Half zip November 9, 2010
Re: To snow camp, or not to snow camp November 9, 2010
Re: The North Face Primero pack trouble October 16, 2010
Re: Hubbed tent poles, or poles that go nowhere. October 12, 2010
Re: Is a 4-Season Tent Necessary? October 11, 2010
Re: Galibier Super Guide boots August 23, 2010
Re: Waterbottles August 23, 2010
Re: Who's watching Dual Survival? August 17, 2010
Re: Whats your pack weight? August 12, 2010
Re: Gregory Baltoro 70 vs Osprey Aether 70 August 11, 2010
Re: Osprey vs Gregory Daypack August 10, 2010
Re: Do You Try to Limit Your Scent? August 10, 2010
Re: Outdoor Retailer Summer Market 2010 August 9, 2010
Re: Liquid fuel stove bottles August 6, 2010
Re: Like new Ultra light gear July 28, 2010
Re: Insulating for Cold Weather July 23, 2010
Re: Insulating for Cold Weather July 23, 2010
Re: Rainier in mid-August: Plastics or Leather Boots? July 21, 2010
Re: All time least favorite meal? June 30, 2010
Re: Whats your favorite trail snack? June 30, 2010
Re: New Backpack Rx June 15, 2010
Re: Favorite Season/Favorite Weather? What gets you moving? June 9, 2010
Re: Performance Hiking May 11, 2010
Re: Gear Washing May 8, 2010
Re: Lighter better? May 8, 2010
Re: backwoods communication April 25, 2010
Re: Thirteen year old to attempt Everest April 23, 2010
Re: Redwing Hikers April 23, 2010
Re: Photo Contest Winners: Nature and Wildlife April 22, 2010
Re: Redwing Hikers April 19, 2010
Re: Stopping is for wimps! April 17, 2010
Re: best lightweight, zero degree, 3-season sleeping bag? April 8, 2010
Re: Rainier, Baker, Hood - Proximity? April 7, 2010
Re: Rainier, Baker, Hood - Proximity? April 6, 2010
Re: Solo hike at the Grand Canyon - crazy? March 30, 2010
Re: Repair Kits March 29, 2010
Re: Which cooking stove do you use? March 24, 2010
Re: Solo tent buying advice March 24, 2010
Re: Waterproof lighting March 24, 2010
Re: Sleeping in my clothes? I've been doing it wrong. March 23, 2010
Re: MSR Whisperlite Question March 15, 2010
Re: Would like a lighter pack with a better fit, recommendations? March 12, 2010
Re: Gore-tex proshell vs eVent March 12, 2010
Re: Bad gas experience... March 5, 2010
Re: Fast Packing February 26, 2010
Re: Sleeping bag question February 24, 2010
Re: Poll: What does your pack weigh? February 18, 2010
Re: Help me pick a pair of hiking pants February 18, 2010
Re: Input on UV water treatment February 18, 2010
Re: A backpackers workbench. February 17, 2010
Re: Improve loft in a 15+ Y.O. TNF Nuptse Jacket? February 17, 2010
Re: Replacement fuel tube for an MSR stove pump? February 17, 2010
Re: Can I move my rocker, or am I off my rocker? February 17, 2010
Re: Replacement fuel tube for an MSR stove pump? February 15, 2010
Re: Replacement fuel tube for an MSR stove pump? February 15, 2010
Re: knives and hiking February 13, 2010
Re: Thinking about getting another tent February 10, 2010
Re: 2 Person Backpacking Tents February 10, 2010
Re: Poll: What does your pack weigh? February 10, 2010
Re: Hiking Shoes/Boots February 10, 2010
Re: Has anyone else tried the REI QuarterDome? February 10, 2010
Re: Slleping bag question February 6, 2010
Re: Ouch - I lost my money February 4, 2010
Re: Do you choose gear / clothing based on color? January 29, 2010
Re: What is the deal with Steep and Cheap? January 29, 2010
Re: General weight ranges? January 25, 2010
Re: backcountry camping January 17, 2010
Re: Which pack to get January 14, 2010
Re: Multitool of choice? January 13, 2010
Re: Newer boot designs GAK! January 11, 2010
Re: Newer boot designs GAK! January 8, 2010
Re: What stove to bring snowshoeing?? January 8, 2010
Re: Newer boot designs GAK! January 8, 2010
Re: Favorite TNF fleece? January 6, 2010
Re: Favorite TNF fleece? January 5, 2010
Re: Hydrating via boiling snow while skiing? January 4, 2010
Re: Aether 85 or Mars 85 January 2, 2010
Re: Mountain Hardwear Wraith -20 Degree Down Sleeping Bag VS Marmot Col EQ minus 20 Degree Down Sleeping Bag January 2, 2010
Re: Should beacons be required of climbers? December 22, 2009
Re: It's not about the gear. Really. December 22, 2009
Re: knives and hiking December 20, 2009
Re: the most dangerous December 20, 2009
Re: Trekking poles December 19, 2009
Re: MSR WhisperLite Internationale Backpacking Stove w/ Fuel Bottle December 15, 2009
Re: Compression Sack ? December 13, 2009
Re: Merino wool December 11, 2009
Re: Expedition/Heavy Weight Base Layer December 10, 2009
Re: Recommend a new pack for me December 5, 2009
Re: Recommend a new pack for me December 5, 2009
Re: Recommend a new pack for me December 3, 2009
Re: Recommend a new pack for me December 2, 2009
Re: Recommend a new pack for me December 1, 2009
Re: Sierra Club November 29, 2009
Re: daypack/backpack November 29, 2009
Re: Cooling-off period for firearms discussions November 28, 2009
Re: Backcountry music November 27, 2009
Re: The Best Two Person-4 Season Tent November 24, 2009
Re: Bear Spray? November 22, 2009
Re: Liquid fuel vs. Canister November 21, 2009
Re: Merino wool November 19, 2009
Re: How To Choose The Right Sleeping Bag November 18, 2009
Re: Outdoor Products...good brand? November 18, 2009
Re: Sleeping Pads.....Air Filled or Foam? November 18, 2009
Re: Can a pack be too big? November 12, 2009
Re: Are tent footprints better made than bought November 11, 2009
re: Gore-tex "Life-time" Warranty November 11, 2009
Re: Merino wool November 10, 2009
Re: How to silence an XGK? November 9, 2009
Re: OHIO backpacking November 9, 2009
Re: Training Regimen? November 7, 2009
Re: Marmot Precip Pants? November 6, 2009
Re: Help! Need Good Hiking Boots November 4, 2009
Re: Eddie Bauer - First Ascent - Anyone tried it? November 2, 2009
Re: Eddie Bauer - First Ascent - Anyone tried it? November 2, 2009
Re: Camp coffee October 30, 2009
Re: Winter Clothing October 27, 2009
Re: Re-inforcing the stitching for straps on a pack October 27, 2009
Re: Opinions on best HIKING BOOTS October 27, 2009
Re: Mountain Tent Under 10 Lbs October 25, 2009
Re: Mountain Tent Under 10 Lbs October 25, 2009
Re: Mountain Tent Under 10 Lbs October 25, 2009
Re: Looking for new sleeping bag October 23, 2009
Re: Best boot laces? October 22, 2009
Re: Gear Modifications / Customizations October 22, 2009
Re: Tents October 22, 2009
Re: Tents October 21, 2009
Re: Crampons question October 21, 2009
Re: Backpacking with Dogs? October 21, 2009
Re: Crampons question October 21, 2009
Re: Tents October 21, 2009
Re: Anyone Consider Scrapping Stove for Can of Sterno? October 19, 2009
Re: Trekking poles October 19, 2009
Re: Opinions on best HIKING BOOTS October 16, 2009
Re: Goose down bags October 14, 2009
Re: Carrying a gun October 14, 2009
Re: Anyone play with the new Soto stoves October 13, 2009
Re: Down Jackets October 7, 2009
Re: Down Jackets October 7, 2009
Re: Down Jackets October 6, 2009
Re: Gear Modifications / Customizations October 6, 2009
Re: Gear Modifications / Customizations October 5, 2009
Re: Dogs and Horses in the Smoky Mountains October 5, 2009
Re: Bear precautions: how much is too much? October 4, 2009
Re: Good Tent for the Tropics October 4, 2009
Re: Garmont Syncro Plus gtx October 2, 2009
Re: Where to get a cotton/canvas tent? October 2, 2009
Re: Dogs October 1, 2009
Re: special insoles October 1, 2009
Re: Serious Question October 1, 2009
Re: kings canyon or redwood national? October 1, 2009
Re: Solo or with a buddy? September 30, 2009
Re: What things to bring hiking September 30, 2009
Re: Gaiters September 30, 2009
Re: Looking For A Good 4-Season Tent? September 29, 2009
Re: Buying a new Tent September 28, 2009
Re: Getting into Mountaineering September 28, 2009
Re: Would you take a compact chair/stool hiking? September 27, 2009
Re: Adirondacks winter hikeing September 27, 2009
Re: Tent poles September 27, 2009
Re: Campmor Backpacker Poncho September 27, 2009
Re: Tent poles September 25, 2009
Re: Tent poles September 25, 2009
Re: Buying a new Tent September 24, 2009
Re: Tarp or tent for a ski trip? September 24, 2009
Re: msr hubba hubba vs marmot twilight vs ll bean mountain light 2 September 23, 2009
Re: msr hubba hubba vs marmot twilight vs ll bean mountain light 2 September 21, 2009
Re: msr hubba hubba vs marmot twilight vs ll bean mountain light 2 September 21, 2009
Re: Marmot deal September 21, 2009
Re: Marmot deal September 21, 2009
Re: Hiking cookware recommendations? September 21, 2009
Re: Favorite Backcountry Foods? September 20, 2009
Re: backup water treatment September 20, 2009
Re: Dogs and Horses in the Smoky Mountains September 20, 2009
Re: Dog chewed corner of Mountain Trails 25yr old tent September 19, 2009
Re: The origin of Camp Trails September 19, 2009
Re: titanium single wall cup 450 September 18, 2009
Re: choice of stove September 11, 2009
Re: choice of stove September 11, 2009
Re: Brunton Customer Service September 10, 2009
Re: Marmot deal September 8, 2009
Re: Marmot deal September 7, 2009
Re: world's family best backpack ? September 5, 2009
Re: Vintage Misc Stuff Wanted September 4, 2009
Re: REI - many locations September 3, 2009
Re: Marmot Sawtooth vs North Face Blue Kazoo September 2, 2009
Re: arcteryx arrakis 40 acceptance inside air plane cabin September 2, 2009
Re: arcteryx arrakis 40 acceptance inside air plane cabin September 2, 2009
Re: need a good pack for girl August 27, 2009
Re: Newbie needs help on Boots August 25, 2009
Re: Are Gore-Tex boots really the best for waterproof qualities? August 25, 2009
Re: Help, Identify this Marmot Gortex bag!! August 21, 2009
Re: Walking Staff, Trekking Poles, Or Nada August 15, 2009
Re: first weekend hike August 15, 2009
Re: Multi day packs....headache August 12, 2009
Re: MSR Annual Maintenance Kit August 2, 2009
Re: Looking for the perfect tent- Coleman Hooligan? July 10, 2009
Re: Multi day packs....headache June 19, 2009
Re: Rain Gear May 16, 2009
Re: Rain Gear May 16, 2009
Re: Need a recomendation for Stove May 2, 2009
Re: Leki vs. Black Diamond trekking poles May 2, 2009
Re: Lighten me load? April 25, 2009
Re: Do you weigh your pack when leaving on a trip? April 25, 2009
Re: Homemade gear April 6, 2009
Re: Gore Tex vs non-Gore Tex Trail shoes April 1, 2009
Re: Camping cd player/radio March 26, 2009
Re: Dachstein Wool Mittens March 20, 2009
Re: -40 Degree Mummy Bag March 15, 2009
Re: What Laundry Detergent for your Active Wear February 23, 2009
Re: seam tape dryer mishap February 23, 2009
Re: Should I go North Face?? Help please.. February 23, 2009
Re: Marmot Alpinist Bivy. Has anyone tried it? February 23, 2009
Re: Choosing the right pack size February 20, 2009
Re: Are Backpack Covers Necessary? January 13, 2009
Re: Thermarests January 13, 2009
Re: opinions on treking poles January 13, 2009
Re: Sleeping bag: nice synthetic or cheap down? November 30, 2008
Re: Merrell vs Asolo November 29, 2008
Re: best mountaineering gas stove November 29, 2008
Re: Gregory or Osprey pack?? November 28, 2008
Re: best mountaineering gas stove November 28, 2008
Re: Glacier Peak May 5, 2008
Re: Daypack fit?? May 5, 2008
Re: Svea Stove and Cookware May 1, 2008
Re: Into the Wild April 30, 2008
Re: Marmot Aura 2 vs MSR Hubba Hubba April 29, 2008
Re: Svea Stove and Cookware April 29, 2008
Re: Sleeping bags - LaFuma vs Western Mountaineering April 29, 2008
Re: Osprey Aether 2008 vs. Osprey Crescent 2007 April 29, 2008
Re: Water bottles or bladders? April 29, 2008